Thunderstorms on the way for Cambodia

After last night’s unseasonal thunder and rain in Phnom Penh, The Ministry of Water Resources says to expect more thunderstorms and rain from 16-22 February 2022. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia to be affected by monsoon season in coming days

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) issued a report on the weather situation from August 11 to August 16. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Rain, hail kills one, destroy 200 homes

Severe rain and hail storms hit several provinces on Tuesday leaving one person dead, more than 10 injured and nearly 200 houses destroyed or damaged, the National Committee for Disaster Management reported yesterday. ...

Sen David

Cambodia: Kampot Port Development Hits Hurdle

A local investor revealed yesterday that the construction of the US$100 million Kampot sea port had been further delayed by rain. Vinh Huor, president of the Kampot Special Economic Zone, (KSEZ) said: “We are preparing to be better, and that may take some time. I am ...

Dredging Today Staff

Bad weather affects border trade, seafood prices

Thailand’s border trade at Chanthaburi has dropped by half due to the heavy rain in many eastern provinces, while erratic changes of weather in the southern provinces has caused the increased price of seafood. Thai-Cambodian Business and Tourism Association vice chairman Sombat Juengtrakul said that ...

Late Monsoon Rain Causes Damages to Cambodia's Rice Crop

Cambodia continues to suffer from drought with tens of thousands of hecters of rice seedlings in the cities and provinces affected. A report from the National Committee for Disaster Management said on Wednesdasy as of August 21st drought has damaged 11,350 hectacres of rice seedlings ...

Tai Yang boss refutes name change allegations

Garment worker Ba Chhorvorn stands in the sweltering heat inside the small concrete brick room she calls home in Kandal province. Across the road is her workplace, a supplier to Levi’s and Gap, which her boss describes as the “five-star hotel of garment factories”. Worlds apart but ...

Bangkok Airways Says Plane Was On Course

Bangkok Airways passenger plane that was shot at by a Cambodian soldier Wednesday night had been flying on its normal flight path from Siem Reap City to Bangkok, a representative of the airline said yesterday, contradicting earlier reports by Cambodian military officials that the aircraft ...

Rains Lead to Reduction in Salt Harvests

Heavy rainfall in April and May has cut salt production by a third in Kep and Kampot provinces even though farmers extended the harvest season there by a month, farmers said yesterday. Last year, farmers were able to produce about 90,000 tons of salt on 4,500 ...

Storms swamp capital streets in drain strain

Despite recent efforts by the authorities to improve drainage systems around the capital, heavy flooding and swamped roads were the norm over the past week as the kick-off to the rainy season saw pelting rain almost every afternoon, residents say. Old drainage systems put in place ...

Thailand's allure is strong in Srei Snam

Dry, parched ground – evidence of severe dry season drought – stretches for miles in Siem Reap’s Srei Snam district. In a couple of months, the rains will flood these fields. Both conditions make it equally impossible to produce a good harvest. Srei Snam was a ...

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